Wednesday 19 March 1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Don Sparrow and Luca Ferri.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd.
In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits.
Little Darlings, directed by Ronald F. Maxwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Princess Daisy by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Strumpet City.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boxing or Pelé's Soccer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 March 1980 ?
- Saint Adeltrudis (d.670)
- Saint Landoald
- Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain.
- Roman Catholicism and Church of England - Saint Joseph's Day for Saint Joseph of Nazareth, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, stepfather of Jesus; patron saint of Belgium, a good death, carpenters hence also (alternative) Father's Day in Spain, Portugal, Belgium
- Mojoday in Discordianism
- The swallows return to Mission San Juan Capistrano in California.
- The first day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Dan Fogelberg - Longer
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Andy Gibb - Desire
- Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley)
- Donna Summer - On The Radio
- Rupert Holmes - Him
- Shalamar - The Second Time Around
- Too Hot - Kool & The Gang
- Linda Ronstadt - How Do I Make You
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